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It seems that all of Amsterdam can be found on or near this major street including shops, restaurants, clubs and museums.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a busy pedestrian shopping street and area of Amsterdam. Although I love shopping, I was most impressed by the beautiful architecture of its buildings. The street gets its name from calves market which was held here until sometime if the 17th century. This...More

Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Kalverstraat is a busy shopping street of Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands. The street runs roughly North-South for about 750 meters, from Dam Square to Muntplein square. The Kalverstraat is the most expensive shopping street in the Netherlands.this place is not t my...More

Thank TaherAlbaghliJulian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are wanting to do some shopping while in Amsterdam, then this is the street for you. Just start from 1 end and walk your way to the other end. Be aware that this street will be crowded, so also be aware to be...More

1  Thank Randall K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my mom were waiting for our shopping day since we arrived to Amsterdam and we weren’t disappointed. Started at the southern part of the street and worked our way north. Lots of shops, known brands and kiosks. When you arrive to the dam...More

Thank Nathalie A
Reviewed 21 July 2018

This is a bustling hustling place. Not my cup of tea. I like shopping but not crowds. There are tons of shops, but I didn't get anything in any of the ones I entered. I did get some good ice cream though.

2  Thank ScenicSights
Reviewed 10 July 2018

You cant miss one of the main shopping streets in Amsterdam. its a magnificent experience to taste bubbly Amsterdam

Thank tonw307
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Jammed full of people on a Saturday afternoon, this is the major shopping street, stretches for a long distance with lots of the stores you know, plus some unique ones. I found the crowds overwhelming.

2  Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Kalverstraat is one of the shopping centers of Amsterdam. It is always crowded during the day and in the evening as all the stores are closed between 17:00-18:00 the place was kind of deserted. If you come to Amsterdam to see the famous brands and...More

1  Thank Flyngdtchmn
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Kalverstraat is regarded as the longest shopping street in Amsterdam. It is long narrow street with a range of shops, cafes, eateries. A lot of the shops are aimed at tourists hence the fast food outlets, bakeries, cheese shops and souvenirs. We did try a...More

1  Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 2 February 2018

There was a time, long ago, that the Kalverstraat in Amsterdam was the premium shopping street in the Netherlands. The Kalverstraat even was the most expensive street in the Dutch version of Monopoly. But I think that the Kalverstraat has been eclipsed by better shopping...More

2  Thank Hendrik_NL
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Centrum
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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Tonton345
23 August 2016|
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Response from Colin M | Reviewed this property |
The prices can really vary but there is always a deal to be found there, just depends on what you want. Clothing prices can be as cheap or as expensive as you want. Shoes are fairly expensive there so would advise going... More
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